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I was a Franco soldier

Seumas MacKee

I was a Franco soldier

by Seumas MacKee

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Published by United Editorial Limited in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Spain
    • Subjects:
    • MacKee, Seumas.,
    • Spain -- History -- Civil War, 1936-1939 -- Participation, Foreign -- Irish.,
    • Spain -- History -- Civil War, 1936-1939 -- Personal narratives.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Seumas MacKee.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDP269 .M25
      The Physical Object
      Pagination30 p. ;
      Number of Pages30
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6428341M
      LC Control Number41039675
      OCLC/WorldCa10496175

        Francisco Franco y Bahamonde was born on December 4, , in El Ferrol, a small coastal town on Spain’s northwestern tip. Until Franco attended a private school run by . The Valle de los Caídos (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈbaʎe ðe los kaˈiðos], "Valley of the Fallen") is a Catholic basilica and a monumental memorial in the municipality of San Lorenzo de El Escorial, erected at Cuelgamuros Valley in the Sierra de Guadarrama, near Madrid. Francisco Franco claimed that the monument was meant to be a "national act of atonement" and reconciliation.

        -Video Upload powered by Scorpions, Bon Jovi, The Eagles, Aerosmith, U2, Led Zeppelin - Now That's What I Call Power Ballads - .   A book published in Spain to coincide with the 25th anniversary of the death of General Francisco Franco has shattered the myth that the dictator was a .

        Some , soldiers died in battle, and a further large but unknown number of civilians were killed by Franco’s bombing of Spanish cities and of vast columns of refugees in flight.   Book Review: 'An Officer And A Spy,' by Robert Harris is set during this period of peace and prosperity between the end of the Franco-Prussian war and .


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I Was a Franco Soldier [Seumas MacKee] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. It also explains his plodding military campaign that was ultimately a success. It is clear that the author does not put Franco as a heroic dictator or right wing fanatic, but as a leader of his times who skillfully evaded the tenacles of Nazi Germany.

Franco was a more skillful politician than soldier/5(9). Before becoming one of the longest-ruling dictators of the twentieth century, Francisco Franco commanded troops in the kinds of wars that have since become all too familiar/5.

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Genre/Form: History Personal narratives Personal narratives, Irish: Additional Physical Format: Online version: MacKee, Seumas. I was a Franco soldier. Inas head of Spain's formidable Army of Africa, Franco joined a military revolt against the Popular Front government of the republic.

He quickly secured the support of Nazi Germany and Fascist Italy, touching off more than two years of bloody civil war.5/5(1). Francisco Franco: Soldier, Commander, Dictator by Geoffrey Jensen Article (PDF Available) in The Journal of Military History 69(4) January with Reads How we measure 'reads'Author: George Esenwein.

Soldiers of Salamis by Javier Cercas translated by Anne McLean Bloomsbury £, pp Spain, a generation after Franco's death inis ready to re-examine the events of 65 years ago. And. The Centurions (French title: Les Centurions) is a novel I was a Franco soldier book by French journalist and former soldier Jean Lartéguy following a French airborne battalion through the First Indochina War, Algerian War, and Suez Crisis.

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Gibson has also written the biography of Lorca, who was murdered during the Spanish Civil War aged 38 for, among other accusations, being a “spy for the Russians” and “homosexual”. The Franco-Prussian War: The German Conquest of France inby Geoffrey Wawro, is a book detailing the history of the Franco-Prussian War.

It analyzes the background to the conflict, including the political machinations of Napoleon III and Otto von Bismarck, the two charismatic leaders of France and Prussia, respectively/5. Seamus Mc/kee, I was a Franco Soldier, published J Irish Times).

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Now he is forgotten—but not by all. Franco is, and has been for decades, a cause célèbre among the global Left, seen as the devil incarnate for his successful war against Communist domination of. I have been doing a lot of reading on Francisco Franco the former Dictator of Spain.

I have also been discussing Franco with Spanish people who lived under him during his Dictatorship. I have come to the conclusion that he was a great man who did wonders for Spain.slowness of Franco's military leadership.2 The Italians were equally critical.

In Decemberoutraged at Franco's apparent inability to press home the advantage of his superior forces, the Italian Foreign Minister Count Ciano wrote in his diary 'Franco has no idea of synthesis in war.'3 During the battle of the Ebro inthe DuceFile Size: 1MB.Military records identify individuals who served in the military or who were eligible for service.

Most young men were required to serve in or register for military service in France. Evidence that an ancestor actually served may be found in family records, civil registrations, biographies, censuses, probate records, military conscription records, and church records.